Local producers say lower tariffs threaten agri-businesses
2019-07-15

Local producers say the reduced tariff values for some imported products in the agriculture value chain, especially those that are already being produced locally, is impacting negatively on businesses. They said the 50 percent reduction in the benchmark value covered about 19 percent of products Read more...



AGI ORGANISES FIRST INDUSTRIAL CONFERENCE IN CHINA
2019-07-08

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), in collaboration with the Qingdao Cross-border E-commerce Association, has organized an industrial and corporate matchmaking conference in Qingdao, China. The event, hosted by Qingdao Cross-border E-commerce Comprehensive Experimental Zone Service C Read more...



AGI ADVANCES INDUSTRIAL COOPERATION WITH ZAOZHUANG CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRIES
2019-07-08

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has embarked on an industrial mission to Zaozhuang to explore more industrial opportunities within the Shandong Province. The mission was organized by the AGI office in China in collaboration with Zaozhuang Chamber of Commerce and Industries. It was led b Read more...



AGI ORGANISES FIRST INDUSTRIAL MISSION TO UK
2019-07-05

The Association of Ghana Industries organized its first ever investment and industrial mission to the United Kingdom from the 25th to 28th June 2019 aimed at driving investment into Ghana. The mission, which was led by AGI President, Dr. Yaw Adu-Gyamfi, included Chief Executives of about 15 Ghana Read more...



AGI LAUNCHES 2019 INDUSTRY & QUALITY AWARDS
2019-06-07

The 8th edition of the AGI Industry and Quality Awards was successfully launched on Thursday, 7th June 2019 at the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel in Accra. The launch, which was graced by the Chief Director of the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Mr. Patrick Nimo, had industrialists from various memb Read more...



DAILY INTERBANK FX RATES
2019-05-14

Currency Pairs Code Buying Selling U.S Dollar USDGHS 5.0915 5.0965 Pound Sterling GBPGHS 6.5782 6.5867 Read more...



CORPORATE LEADERSHIP & GOVERNANCE TRAINING HELD FOR AGI MEMBERS
2019-05-10

Fourteen managers were on Wednesday 8th and Thursday, 9th May 2019 taken through a two-day capacity building training on Corporate Leadership and Governance at the AGI office in Accra. The training, which was organized by the Business Development Services (BDS) department of the AGI, in part Read more...



Manufacturing companies petition government on unfair trade practices
2019-05-10

Three manufacturing Companies have petitioned the Ghana International Trade Commission (GITC), of the Ministry of Trade and Industry to address issues of unfair trade practices in the system. They also petitioned the Commission to expedite action and implement the needed measures to protect the l Read more...



Gripe Engages Stakeholders On Sustainable Management Of Plastics
2019-05-02

  In furtherance of its ambition to plastic management practice in Ghana, the Ghana Recycling Initiative by Private Enterprises (GRIPE), has engaged stakeholders at a one-day workshop on the sustainable management of this resource. At the workshop organized by the private sector coalition Read more...



Businesses in Eastern Region sensitized on CSR and SDG
2019-05-03

More than 30 firms and institutions have benefited from a day’s training workshop on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and the basics of sustainability reporting. The programme was organized by the Eastern and Volta Branch of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) in collaboration wi Read more...



GHACEM GRABS AGI'S OVERALL BEST INDUSTRIAL COMPANY AWARD
2016-08-19

GHACEM, the leading Cement Manufacturing Company in Ghana and a prestigious member of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), has won the highest awards, the Overall Best Industrial Company of the Year of the Ghana Industry Awards for 2015. GHACEM was cited for providing invaluable service to Read more...



SMART PACKAGING TRAINING HELD FOR AGI MEMBERS
2019-03-08

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), in collaboration with Catalonia Trade and Investment, organised a training seminar for members on smart packaging and added-value supply chain. The training, which was held at the AGI Office in Accra, was designed to help industry to innovate and continu Read more...



ELECTRICITY TARIFFS ALREADY HIGH, NO NEED FOR UPWARD REVIEW – AGI
2019-02-19

Ghana’s electricity tariffs are among the highest in West Africa, the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has said – noting that any upward adjustment will be detrimental to the fortunes of industry. While calling for reliable and efficient service delivery, the AGI noted that the i Read more...



AGI ORGANISES SALES, PROSPECTING & STRATEGIC NEGOTIATION SKILLS TRAINING
2019-02-18

Twenty-two (22) sales and marketing professionals from some seven companies participated in the maiden capacity building training on sales, prospecting and strategic negotiation skills organized by the Business Development Services department of AGI. The 2-day intensive training took place on the Read more...



AGI-EU BUSINESS PROMOTION SEMINAR HELD IN ACCRA
2019-02-08

About twenty indigenous agri-business owners were taken through a one-day investment promotion seminar on a 3-year EU technical assistance project at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra. The project, which began in 2018 and will end in 2021, involved technical assistance to support the impleme Read more...



Funeral Arrangements of Late Mr. Eddie Imbeah-Amoakuh
2019-01-10

You are cordially invited to the Burial Service and Funeral Rites of the Late Mr. Eddie Imbeah-Amoakuh, retired Chief Executive of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), as follows: Saturday, 19th January 2019 Lying-In-State at his Residence at SDA Junction, Tot-to-Teen School, from 4am-7am. Read more...



GHANA DEINDUSTRIALISING ECONOMY - AGI PRESIDENT
2018-12-13

The President of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), Dr. Yaw Adu Gyamfi, has bemoaned the dwindling fortunes of the manufacturing subsector in recent years, warning that the country risks losing its industrial base should the situation remain the same. Rather than inspiring entrepreneurs t Read more...



WE’LL ENHANCE INDUSTRIAL GROWTH — NANA ADDO
2018-12-10

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured the business community and industries that the government will continue to put in place favourable economic policies and fiscal discipline to enhance industrial growth. He said high public debt, fiscal deficits and interest rates, a rapidly deprec Read more...



WINNERS OF 7TH AGI GHANA INDUSTRY AND QUALITY AWARDS
2018-12-10

On Saturday, 8th December 2018, the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) hosted the President of the Republic, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the special guest of honour at the 7th AGI Ghana Industry & Quality Awards and the AGI@60 Anniversary dinner at Kempinski Hotel in Accra. Read more...



AGI calls for deliberate action to grow pharmaceutical industries
2018-11-21

Yaw Adu Gyamfi, President of the Association of Ghana Industries, has called for a conducive business environment and deliberate policies to enable the pharmaceutical industries to tap into the enormous potential in the value chain for growth. He said the many opportunities in the Pharmaceutical Read more...



29TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE AFRICA INDUSTRIALIZATION DAY
2018-11-20

Earlier today, the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), in collaboration with UNIDO, observed the 29th anniversary of the Africa Industrialization Day.  The event, which was under the theme: “Promoting regional value chains in Africa: a pathway for accelerating Africa’s structura Read more...



Maiden Entrepreneurship Conference for Tertiary students held
2018-11-13

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has organised its maiden Entrepreneurship Conference for Tertiary students on Friday, 9th November, 2018 at the AGI Annex Conference room in Accra. The Conference, which was attended by selected start-up entrepreneurs from Accra Technical University and G Read more...



NANA DR. AFARI-OWUSU LAUNCHES BOOK ON SMES IN GHANA
2018-10-31

A former President of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) and Chairman of the Afariwaa Group of Companies, Nana Dr. Owusu-Afari, has launched his book titled “Growing the Ghanaian Informal & Small Businesses” in Accra. The book, which focuses on the nature and developme Read more...



Article: Navigating the Value Chain
2018-10-29

If people in the organization don't understand how a company is supposed to be different, how it creates value compared to its rivals, then how can they possibly make all of the myriad choices they have to make? Every salesman has to know the strategy — otherwise, he won't kn Read more...



Indigenous businesses urged to look beyond local markets as INDUTECH Fair 2018 opens in Kumasi
2018-10-25

Indigenous businesses have been tasked to reposition themselves to take advantage of emerging market opportunities, with the coming of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). The Chief Executive of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), Seth Twum-Akwaboah, said the biggest threa Read more...



GRIPE campaigners undergo two-day advocacy training in Accra
2018-10-26

Leading advocates of the AGI-Ghana Recycling Initiative by Private Enterprises (GRIPE) project have been taken through a two-day advocacy training in Accra. The training, aimed at equipping the personnel with an enhanced appreciation of advocacy in Ghana, is a start to the grant award from the BU Read more...



Rescind directive on warehousing regime – AGI tells GRA
2018-10-18

The current warehousing regime, wherein producers must make full up-front payment of duty on imported raw materials, defeats government’s vision of promoting industrialization and needs to be reviewed, the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has said. The concept of inbound warehousing is Read more...



GHANAIAN BUSINESSES URGED TO DEVELOP COMBATIVE INFRASTRUCTURE AGAINST CYBER THREATS
2018-10-16

The Chairman of the Western/Central Regional Branch of the Association of Ghana Industries, Mr. Joseph A. Bawuah has called on Ghanaian Businesses to develop combative infrastructure against cyber threats. He made the call at the plenary session of the 15th Regional Annual General Meeting of the AGI Read more...



AGI demands further downward review of electricity tariffs
2018-10-19

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has pleaded with the government to further reduce electricity tariffs to enable manufacturing industries to survive. Mrs Gyamfua Owusu-Akyaw, the Ashanti and Brong-Ahafo Regional Chairperson, AGI, speaking at the 19th Annual General Meeting (AGM), of the Read more...



TEMA AGI EDUCATE MEMBERS ON MIDYEAR BUDGET REVIEW
2018-09-28

The Tema Branch of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has organized a seminar to educate members on the 2018 midyear budget review presented to Parliament by the Hon. Minister of Finance, Mr. Ken Ofori Atta. The seminar, which was held in Tema on Wednesday, 23rd August 2018, had dozens of Read more...



Develop meaningful partnerships with African businesses – AGI Prez tells Chinese investors
2018-10-02

The President of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), Dr Adu Gyamfi, has called for a deeper partnership between African businesses and their Chinese counterparts. In an interview with China Global Television Network (CGTN) on the sidelines of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), Dr Read more...



PRESS STATEMENT: AGI URGES GRA TASK FORCE TO STOP DISRUPTING BUSINESS OPERATIONS
2018-10-03

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) notes with concern, recent developments and restrictions on the operations of its beverage manufacturers by the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). Without recourse to the tax stamp implementation arrangements and progress updates that the beverage manufacturers Read more...



Reduce import levies, after successful implementation of CTN – AGI recommends
2018-09-19

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has made recommendations to government to reduce import levies after the successful implementation of the Cargo Tracking Notes (CTN) in the last quarter of the year. Speaking at the Ghana Industrial Summit and Exhibition 2018, the President of AGI, Dr. Ya Read more...



Revise National Industrial Policy to include 1D1F – AGI urges government
2018-09-24

The President of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), Dr. Yaw Adu Gyamfi has called for a revision of the National Industrial Policy, saying current government initiatives such as 1D1F among others need to be incorporated into the existing policy. Dr. Gyamfi made this call at the opening of Read more...



Cargo Tracking Notes (CTN) will improve port clearance procedures – AGI
2018-09-18

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) says it believes the introduction of the Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) at Ghana’s sea ports at Tema and Takoradi will be beneficial to the business community and Ghana as a whole. The CTN, which was initially scheduled for September 2018 has been postponed Read more...



GHANA’S ECONOMY IS IN THE RIGHT HANDS — BAWUMIA
2018-09-18

Ghana’s recent ratings by the Standards and Poor indicating that the economy has improved from a B- status to a solid B, with a stable outlook, is a confirmation that we’re in the right direction, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, said Tuesday. He explained: “We’re not w Read more...



DR. BAWUMIA TO OPEN GHANA INDUSTRIAL SUMMIT AND EXHIBITION 2018
2018-09-16

The Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Dr. Alhaji Mahmoud Bawumia is set to open the Ghana Industrial Summit and Exhibition 2018 (GISE) on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at the Accra International Conference Centre at 9am.  The GISE is an annual programme organised by the Association of G Read more...



Contribute finance to what govt provides – Alan Kyerematen tells private sector
2018-09-19

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Alan Kyerematen, has urged the private sector not to only generate ideas but also contribute its quota financially to complement the support from government. He said the government was keen on supporting the private sector to create industries throughout the Read more...



Ghana Industrial Summit and Exhibition 2018 held
2018-09-18

The Government of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is committed to the implementation of its industrialisation plan, designed to transform the Ghanaian economy, and will therefore continue to offer similar incentives to local industries as those offered to foreign companies wishing to set up shop in Ghan Read more...



PRESS STATEMENT
2018-09-13

CARGO TRACKING NOTEs WILL IMPROVE PORT CLEARANCE PROCEDURES The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) notes with concern, recent developments and agitations following the announcement of the Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) coming into force effective September 2018. Port efficiency and the current r Read more...



Hold off 5% straight levy implementation -- AGI pleads
2018-09-11

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) is pushing for a review of the 5% straight tax on goods and services announced in Parliament in July. In an intercepted letter addressed to the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, the AGI urged the Minister to “hold off the implementation of the 5% st Read more...



PRESS STATEMENT
2018-08-09

Local industry still under pressure despite signs of recovery Consistent with the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) policy to carry out evidence-based advocacy, AGI’s business barometer conducted for the period, April to June to assess the health of the economy, recorded a surge in busi Read more...



PRESS STATEMENT
2018-05-03

INDUSTRY EXPECTS SUBSTANTIAL SUPPORT FOR LOCAL MANUFACTURING TO BOOST EXPORTS The National Council of AGI has taken a critical look at its advocacy towards a favourable business environment and identified some of the current and major challenges facing business in Ghana.  Consistent with t Read more...



PRESS RELEASE
2018-03-21

JAPANESE AMBASSADOR TO GHANA VISITS THE ASSOCIATION OF GHANA INDUSTRIES Dr. Yaw Adu-Gyamfi, the President of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has hosted the Japanese Ambassador to Ghana, His Excellency Tsutomu Himeno at the AGI National Head Office in Accra. The Ambassador was accompa Read more...



STRATEGIC MARKETING & PRESENTATION SKILLS TRAINING HELD FOR MEMBERS
2018-03-08

The maiden corporate training session for 2018 for members of the AGI was held at the AGI Training centre, AGI annex building from Tuesday, 27th February 2018 to Wednesday, 28th February 2018. This training which falls under the activities of the Business Development Services Department of AGI saw a Read more...



PRESS STATEMENT - AGI COMMENDS GOVERNMENT FOR ELECTRICITY TARIFF REDUCTIONS
2018-03-09

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) commends Government for the recent announcement of reductions in electricity tariffs across Industry and other consumer categories by the PURC. This is a welcome gesture, coming on the heels of the recent stakeholder consultations. Indeed, electricity drives Read more...



DAILY INTERBANK FX RATES
2018-02-23

Currency Pairs Code Buying Selling U.S Dollar USDGHS 4.4163 4.4207 Pound Sterling GBPGHS 6.1718 6.1801 Swiss Franc CHFGHS 4.7214 4.7270 Australian Dollar AUDGHS 3.4519 3.4590 Read more...



MALPRACTICES AT PORTS KILLING LOCAL MANUFACTURING, AND MAJOR THREAT TO GOVERNMENT’S INDUSTRIALIZATION POLICY OF 1D1F.
2018-02-01

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), once again commends Government for the reforms introduced to ensure efficiency at the ports. Seeking to promote manufacturing and competitiveness of local Industry, AGI continues to endorse the paperless system as a major initiative by Government to ease do Read more...



2018 Training Sessions
2018-01-18

Please find below the 2018 Training Calendar put together by the Business Development Department of AGI. Responses from the Training Needs Assessment request have been factored into this year’s training calendar to make it a customer-centric service. The idea is to help your business increase Read more...



NEW AGI LEADERSHIP INVESTED
2018-01-15

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has sworn in Dr. Adu Gyamfi at a ceremony at the Labadi  Beach Hotel, Accra to take over the mantle from Mr. James Asare-Adjei as the president of the association. The investiture cum  dinner was held on the theme: 'Effective Regional I Read more...



AWAKENING GIANT
2017-07-03

German industry has long considered Africa a promising future market. The paradigm shift in German development cooperation could further enhance the framework for entrepreneurial commitment on the continent. However, Africa must also lead the way and help shape its development. Five yea Read more...



FIRST LADY CONFERS WITH HUNAN WOMEN FEDERATION
2017-11-30

The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has met with the Hunan Women Federation, a group of women entrepreneurs in the Hunan Province of China, to explore how the federation and women entrepreneurs in Ghana can work together. During the meeting, the Hunan Women Federation, made up of investors in Read more...



RECYCLING PLASTIC WASTE STEAM, AS 8 MANUFACTURING TITANS SIGN MOU
2017-11-27

Efforts to recycle plastic waste in country have received a major boost following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between eight leading manufacturers, to among other things promote investments and harmonise waste reprocessing. Dubbed the ‘Ghana Recycling Initiative by Private E Read more...



AGI OPENS OFFICE IN CHINA
2017-11-23

Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) with support of Belt Road Collaborative Innovative Centre, establish an ultra modern office in Quingdao in China on the Wednesday 22nd November, 2017. The office which is situated in the BRCIC Tower was inaugurated by the first lady of Ghana, Mrs Rebecca Read more...



AGI Ghana Industry & Quality Awards Winners 2017
2017-11-13

  Main Awards Winner 1 Overall Best Industrial Company Tropical Cable & Conductor Ltd 2 Best Company Employer Dangote Cement Gh. Ltd Read more...



KNOW YOUR AGI NATIONAL ELECTION CANDIDATES
2017-11-04

Below are the respective candidates for the AGI National Election 2017 to held during our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday 8th November 2017 at the Trade Fair Main Auditorium.   PRESIDENT:  Company Representative Read more...



OPPORTUNITY TO ADVERTISE IN THE AGI GISE 2017 BROCHURE
2017-11-03

We wish to offer you this unique opportunity to advertise in the Ghana Industrial Summit & Expo (GISE) 2017 event brochure.   The colourful brochure is expected to be released on the 12th of November 2017.    The theme for the summit is “Boosting Ghanaian Industria Read more...



AGI TO ENHANCE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR WITH GCIDF INITIATIVE – ROCKSON DOGBEGAH
2017-10-02

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has inaugurated the Ghana Construction Industry Development Forum, in the absence of a Ghana Construction Industry Development Authority (CIDA) that the Association has been calling for, for some years now.  At the opening ceremon Read more...



DAILY INTERBANK RATES
2017-09-29

Currency Pairs Code Buying Selling U.S Dollar USDGHS 4.3922 4.3966 Pound Sterling GBPGHS 5.8926 5.8998 Swiss Franc CHFGHS 4.5328 4.5362 Australian Dollar AUDGHS 3.4442 3.4496 Read more...



WE NEED SECTOR FOCUSED BANKS – AGI CHIEF EXECUTIVE
2017-09-15

Chief Executive officer of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) Seth Twum Akwaboah has registered his apprehension to the “general” increase in the minimum capital requirement of Commercial Banks by the Bank of Ghana from GHS120million to GHS400million by close of 2 Read more...



AGI WEBSITE ADVERT SPACE
2017-09-19

It is our greatest pleasure to introduce to you the redesigned AGI website and offer you the exclusive opportunity to advertise on the site. This website has automatically been linked to AGI Mobile App as well for bigger mileage. We have unrivalled advertising space at a very reasonable price, an Read more...



DAILY INTERBANK FX RATES
2017-09-14

U.S Dollar USDGHS 4.4030 4.4074 Pound Sterling GBPGHS 5.8771 5.8834 Swiss Franc CHFGHS 4.5549 4.5566 Australian Dollar AUDGHS 3.5116 3.5159 Canadian Dollar CADGHS 3.6111 3.6126 Read more...



ELECTION OF NATIONAL OFFICERS: 2018-2019
2017-09-14

NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES FOR AGI NATIONAL ELECTIONS We forward the official Nomination Forms and Guidelines for the Elections of National Executives of the Association of Ghana Industries; namely President, Vice President (Large Scale), Vice President (SMEs), National Treasurer and two other Read more...



AGI URGES GOVERNMENT TO SUSTAIN STABILITY IN BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
2017-08-01

Business confidence continued to rise from 103.8 to 109.2 in Q2, 2017 according to the AGI Business Barometer report. Government’s effort towards ensuring macro-economic stability in the first half of the year is paying off. Against the background of a relative stability in exchange rate, poli Read more...



4th Entrepreneurial Knowledge Forum (EKF)
2017-06-22

ISO-Management Systems Awareness Programme on Thursday 22nd June, 2017 As part of our commitment to scale up the capacity of members for the ‘Local Content’ and the ‘One District One Factory’ objective, the Association of Ghana Industries partnered Syscon Consulting Limite Read more...



STAKEHOLDERS IN THE CONTRUCTION SECTOR PUSH FOR LOCAL CONTENT
2017-07-12

Stakeholders in the construction sector have kick-started the process of developing a Local Content Policy for the construction industry in Ghana The local content policy would not only ensure increasing Ghanaian participation in the construction sector but would provide employment opportunities Read more...



DOGBEGAH CALLS FOR ENACTMENT OF LEGISLATION ON DELAYED PAYMENTS
2017-07-13

Mr. Rockson Dogbegah, Construction sector chairman, Association of Ghana Industries is advocating the construction sector the AGI led by Mr. Dogbegah called on the Minister of Roads and Highways, Mr. Kwasi Amoako –Attah in Accra he said delayed in payment for work done adversely affecting cont Read more...



GIPC REVIEWS LAWS TO ATTRACT HUGE INVESTSMENT
2017-07-14

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) has commenced processes to review its laws to guide existing and new investments into the country. The GIPC contends that there is the need to adjust the country’s laws to meet the modern investment trends. According to the CEO of the GIPC, Mr Read more...



NEED FOR LOCAL CONTENT POLICY FOR CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
2017-07-05

The burgeoning construction industry in Ghana urgently requires the formulation and passage of a local content policy to ensure a vibrant and strong local construction industry necessary for the sustainable development of the country.  It is no doubt that for sustainability, the nation canno Read more...



AGI BOSS CALLS FOR RAW MATERIAL POLICY TO FEED GHANA'S AGRO-PROCESSORS
2017-07-01

The Executive Director of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has called for the development of a raw material policy that will ensure a reliable and adequate supply to Agro processing companies and guarantee competitive market for farmers. Seth Twum-Akwaboah said the policy is needed to pu Read more...



FINANCE MINISTER PROMISES FUND TO SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES
2017-06-28

Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has assured Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) of government’s support in various ways to harness their full potential. In this direction, Mr Ofori-Atta said the government would establish an Industrial Development Fund to finance critical initiatives o Read more...



50 AGI COMPANIES SELECTED FOR GOV'T STIMULUS PACKAGE
2017-06-19

50 Association of Ghanaian Industries (AGI) companies have been selected to be examined by government for a stimulus package. Upon examination, 30 companies at various levels of financial distress will be supported in four financial packages. According to Eddy Safo Kwakye, a member of the tech Read more...



AGI SECTOR CHAIR APPLAUDS CONSTRUCTION BANK ESTABLISHMENT
2017-06-13

The sector chair of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) Construction Sector and Vice President of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB-Africa) Mr Rockson Dogbegah has lauded the establishment of Construction Bank Ghana Limited describing it as timely and strategic. “I see the ope Read more...



PARLIAMENT PASSES BILL TO SCRAP TAXES ON SPARE PARTS
2017-06-15

Parliament has passed the Customs Amendment Bill which will ensure the removal of import duty taxes on spare parts. The bill was passed despite stiff opposition from the Minority side, who argued that the passage will not benefit spare parts dealers. Speaking to Citi News, the Deputy Minority Leader Read more...



PARLIAMENT APPROVES AMENDMENT BILLS FOR TAX CUTS
2017-03-13

Parliament on Wednesday approved four amendment Bills to scrap taxes as proposed in the 2017 budget. The Bills are the Income Tax (Amendment) Bill, Special Petroleum Tax (Amendment) Bill, Special Import (Amendment) Bill and Customs and Excise (Petroleum Taxes and the Petroleum Related Levies (R Read more...



ADs SPACE AVAILABLE ON AGI'S NEWLY DESIGNED WEBSITE!
2017-06-15

It is our greatest pleasure to introduce to you the redesigned AGI website and offer you the exclusive opportunity to advertise on the site. We have unrivalled advertising space at a very reasonable price, and attractive features that can reach the exact audience you want. Offering an Advertiser Read more...



AGI SIGNS MOU WITH COMMONWEALTH ENTERPRISE AND INVESTMENT COUNCIL
2017-03-20

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) and Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together in creating enabling platforms that will attract foreign private investments to promote Industrial and& Read more...



GOVERNMENT MUST FULFILL PROMISES – BUDGET 2017
2017-03-03

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has called on government to ensure the implementation of incentives promised the business community. Speaking to Starr Business after the presentation of the 2017 budget statement in Parliament on Thursday, March 2, 2017 by the finance minister, AGI presi Read more...



TELL US THE SIZE OF STIMULUS PACKAGE – AGI TO GOVERNMENT
2017-03-16

Government must be specific about how much money is in its “stimulus package” for the industrial sector, the Association of Ghana Industries has said, even as it pledged to support in the “design and implementation” of the package “to avoid waste.” The 2017 bud Read more...



EXPLORE NEW WAYS FOR GOVT, PRIVATE SECTOR TO WORK EFFECTIVELY - PREZ TO AGI
2017-01-17

President Akufo-Addo says the most effective and efficient way to develop the country is through partnership with the private sector. He has also made a commitment towards the task of creating a policy framework to establish a track record of consistency in growing the Ghanaian economy. The pr Read more...



UPDATE ON SWITCH AFRICA GREEN NETWORKING FORUM IN ACCRA, GHANA - DAY 1
2017-03-22

Theme: “GHANA’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE TRANSITION OF AFRICA TO AN INCLUSIVE GREEN ECONOMY” SWITCH Africa Green (SAG) began the 2-day Ghana National Networking Forum in Accra City Hotel in Accra on 21 March, 2017. The main objectives of the forum are to discuss opportunities, challe Read more...



DR. ATO ARTHUR TAKES OVER AS HEAD OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICE
2017-04-01

Dr. Callistus Mahama, the former Head of the Local Government service (LGS), has officially handed over to his successor, Dr. Nana Ato Arthur, at short ceremony in Accra. The ceremony was witnessed by the Chief Director at the office of the Head of LGS, Joseph M. Dasanah and other governmental of Read more...



RAY SOWAH APPOINTED MD OF GCB BANK
2017-04-11

The Board of Directors of GCB Bank Limited (GCB) has appointed Mr. Anselm Raymond Sowah, a seasoned banker and lawyer as the Managing Director of the Bank. He replaces Mr. Ernest Mawuli Agbesi who resigned as MD of the Bank last week. Mr. Sowah was a Banker in the City of London for 30 years a Read more...



AGI CONCERNED ABOUT COMPETING WITH GOVERNMENT ON FINANCIAL MARKET
2017-04-13

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) says government’s continued sourcing of funds from banks remains a disincentive to private sector growth. Chairperson for Ashanti and Brong Ahafo Zonal branch of the AGI, Afua Gyamfua Owusu Akyaw, said at the first quarterly meeting in Kumasi the si Read more...



STOCK EXCHANGE BOUNCES BACK
2017-04-11

Trading on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) ended in the positive in the week ending April 7, as investors, confidence in some banking stocks, revived their appetite for the equity. As a result, the GSE Composite Index improved by 1.79 per cent to settle at 1,898.34 points. This represented a year- Read more...



DR. ADDISON TAKES OVER AS GOVERNOR OF BANK OF GHANA
2017-04-01

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Dr. Ernest Kwamina Yedu Addison as the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BOG) subject to consultation with the Council of State.  A statement issued by the Director of Communications, Mr. Eugene Arhin, said the President has subsequently Read more...



TECHNOLOGY FOR BUSINESS (T4B) FORUM
2017-04-04

The Accra Regional Office of AGI has collaborated with X-Solutions Ltd, a strategy consulting and business advisory firm and the British Council to organize a forum to connect businesses with technology, under the name Technology for Business (T4B) Forum. The objective of the Forum was to kick-start Read more...



INVITATION FROM DONORS TO DONATE TO THE KOKROKOO CHARITIES PROJECT
2017-03-21

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) in collaboration with the KOKROKOO CHARITIES under the PROJECT 100 to save life of premature babies. PROJECT 100 is an initiative of Kwami Sefa Kayi broadcast journalist and host of Kokrokoo on Peace FM to install 100 Infant Incubators in some Hospitals acro Read more...



DEATH AND CREMATION OF MR. SHRI MANU BHAI PATEL, MD OF TEMA STEEL CO. LTD.
2017-03-14

We deeply regret to announce the death of our cherished member Mr. Shri Manu Bhai Patel, the Managing Director of Tema Steel Company Limited. His cremation details as follows: Date:   Tomorrow Wednesday 15th March, 2017 Time:   8:30am to 10:30am Venue Former Barclays B Read more...



AGI WELCOMES GOVERNMENT’S BOLD INITIATIVES IN 2017 BUDGET
2017-03-14

PRESS STATEMENT The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) lauds Government’s bold initiatives in the 2017 Budget Statement and Economic Policy that seek to support industrial development generally and the manufacturing sector in particular. This will help create the needed employment in the Read more...



ASSOCIATION OF GHANA INDUSTRIES (AGI) NATIONAL COUNCIL\'S COMMUNIQUE
2017-02-06

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), at its Annual National Council Strategic Workshop held from February 3 to 4, 2017, at Peduase, on the theme “Ensuring Effective Implementation of Government Policies” considered the new era of Industrialization and how AGI should position itself Read more...



FEATURE AND ADVERTISE IN AGI DIRECTORY HANDBOOK PUBLICATION
2017-01-11

Book your place in the unique, classy and glossy hand book dubbed “AGI Directory Handbook” to be published soon.   All members are required to provide information (50 words) on  company, services or products, location and contact to be featured at no cost. Opportunity for Read more...



INTRODUCING ROYAL ATLANTIC HOSTELS
2016-12-12

Royal Atlantic Hostels offers a variety of very neat, comfortable and spacious, accommodation options. Our rooms are new and well maintained irrespective of it being private or shared with single or bunk beds. The rooms are individually tailored to suit the traveler, students, business, groups and a Read more...



CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE TO THE PRESIDENT-ELECT, NANA AKUFO-ADDO AND NPP
2016-12-12

The National Council and the entire membership of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) extends our heartiest congratulations to Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the New Patriotic Party for winning the December 7 Presidential and Parliamentary elections. We are proud to say that for the sevent Read more...



PRESS RELEASE: AGI URGES POLITICAL PARTIES TO ENSURE PEACEFUL ELECTIONS
2016-12-05

AGI URGES POLITICAL PARTIES TO ENSURE PEACEFUL ELECTIONS As Ghana goes to the polls this Wednesday to elect a President and our Parliamentarians, the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) and the entire business community wish Ghanaians a peaceful election. The upcoming general elections are o Read more...



AGI AWARDS NIGHT TICKETS
2016-10-10

We wish to inform you that tickets for the 5th AGI Ghana Industry Awards night are currently on sale at the AGI Office at the Trade Fair Centre as follows:   Ordinary table (for 10 persons)            Ghc3 Read more...



LACK OF CAPACITY STILL CONSTRAINS LOCAL CONTENT IN GHANA – AGI
2016-10-22

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has cited the lack of capacity building as one major constraint to local content in Ghana. After almost three years since the passage of the Petroleum Local content law, Ghanaian companies are yet to actively participate in the oil and gas sector. &ldq Read more...



AGI APPLAUDS PRESIDENT’S DIRECTIVE TO STOP THC
2016-10-02

The Association of Ghana Industry (AGI) has lauded the firm directive by President John Mahama asking shipping lines to halt the Terminal Handling Charges (THC) at the ports. The AGI believes the final warning by President Mahama will stop the shipping lines from charging the THC. According to th Read more...